Milwaukee Historic Tour & Lunch

Our step-on guide from Historic Milwaukee will give a highlights tour covering the central business district: Milwaukee Art Museum, City Hall and the new Northwestern Mutual building, along with a number of other significant commercial buildings. Then we travel to the East Side of town to view the residential mansions and modern apartments. Our last stop is in the Historic Third Ward where we will have lunch at the Wicked Hop for taco bar buffet, including a soft drink.

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Chicago Lakeside Tour via Tall Ships and Navy Pier

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 8:30am - 5:00pm AGES: ACTIVE ADULTS Fee: $89/$94 Location: Depart F&RC - Lobby for Joliet, IL Leave the hustle and bustle behind and enjoy a leisurely skyline sail aboard Chicago’s official Tall Ship. The crew explores Chicago’s architectural majesty while sailing across Chicago’s beautiful lakefront skyline. To learn about the people, plans and persistence…

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Gambling, Grub and Prison!

Join us for a fascinating day out to Joliet. Our first stop will be your choice of 2 hours of gambling at Harrah’s Casino or explore the Joliet Museum which includes an introduction to the many stories of the Joliet area and its people. Then we will visit the Route 66 Diner for our “final meal” of monte cristo sandwich, Route 66 cheeseburger or walleye sandwich

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Art Institute of Chicago & Big Bus Tour

Come join us for a fun historical day on top of the Big Bus of Chicago for a two-hour tour where we will see and hear about the history of places like the Chicago Theatre district, Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park and Hard Rock Café. Lunch will be on your own. Once done, we will meet at the entrance of The Art Institute of Chicago, which was founded in 1879 and located in Chicago’s Grant Park. It is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States! Its collections include Georges Seurat’s A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Pablo Picasso’s The Old Guitarist, Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks, and Grant Wood’s American Gothic. There are a thousand years of artifacts to see. You will have about three hours to explore this magnificent building.

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American Pickers & Poopy's Pub

We will be traveling by bus first to one of the most interesting biker bars in Illinois called Poopys. It’s menu offers your typical pub items like burger, chicken wings, sandwiches, hot dogs and appetizers like mozzarella sticks, fried pickles, etc… along with a full bar. The fee for this event will allow you to choose your lunch from the sandwich menu and then a non-alcoholic drink. Once done with lunch, we will then travel to the American Pickers store to check out mementos that Mike and Frank have created from their finds on the road along with other cute shops along that same strip.

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